What to pack for a 50K trail race

September 20th, 2018 by Tory Scholz | Posted in Trail Running | No Comments »

Race days are like parties. Trail runners celebrate their training with decorated flagged trails and aid station buffets. Whether it’s your first day racing on trails, or you were a main character in Born […]

Some races still use gun time as “official” time. Here’s why

September 13th, 2018 by Canadian Running | Posted in Racing | No Comments »

The “gun time v. chip time” debate has mostly been settled, but for marathoners it can be disconcerting to see your gun time listed as your “official time”

The Shakeout Podcast: The Audible Energy of the Race Announcer

May 7th, 2018 by Joan Chung | Posted in The Shakeout Podcast | No Comments »

We take you behind the scenes of the voice behind the mic.

Running your first race? Tips to make the most of the experience

April 19th, 2018 by Dan Way | Posted in Beginners, Canadian Race Guide, CR Explains, CRM Training Plans, RaceGuide, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Whether your first race or your fiftieth, there are plenty of things you should and shouldn’t do on race day. These are some of them.

Running and racing tips: What to do before, during and after your race

May 4th, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in RaceGuide | No Comments »

We runners are a peculiar bunch. We run more miles than we drive. We train in temperatures that feel like plus 40 and minus 40 degrees. And we pay money—sometimes hundreds of dollars—to run […]

Race day recommendations for a successful experience

May 2nd, 2017 by Dan Way | Posted in RaceGuide, Training | No Comments »

The most important and accurate piece of advice for race day success is one we’ve all heard before: “Nothing new on race day.” Now is not the time to try a new piece of […]

Photos: Behind the scenes at the Boston Marathon finish line

April 17th, 2017 by Michael Doyle | Posted in 2017 Boston Marathon | No Comments »

By contrast to the thousands of runners nervously waiting in tents out in Hopkinton 42.2K away, the start line before the race is relatively quiet and calm. We took you on a Facebook Live Video tour at about 7 a.m., and then took these photos for you to have the full pre-Boston experience!

VIDEO: Kate Van Buskirk wins ATB 5K, misses chance to break the tape

March 27th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Racing, Running videos | No Comments »

A misjudged sequence at the end of the Around the Bay 5K resulted in the wrong runner getting the opportunity to break the tape as the winner.

VIDEO: Lead marathon runners sprint to the wrong finish line

March 25th, 2017 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Running videos | No Comments »

A premature sprint to what the top two runners at the Wuxi Marathon in China thought was the finish line proved to be a costly mistake.

Finish line tape acts as a lasso in taking down half-marathon winner

March 15th, 2016 by Tim Huebsch | Posted in Racing, Running videos, Runs & Races | No Comments »

Robert Mbithi, the Bath half-marathon winner, ran a course record but was tripped up by the tape as he crossed the finish line.

Boston Marathon finish line proposal

February 14th, 2014 by Scott Leitch | Posted in Running videos | No Comments »

In 2011, Chris and Julie got engaged after Chris’s finish line proposal at the Boston Marathon.